USA Ultimate Announces 2020 USA National Team

Some big names and some big surprises!

USA’s Jimmy Mickle. Photo: Jolie Lang —

USA Ultimate has announced the 72 players selected to compete on the 2020 USA National Team that will compete across three divisions at the 2020 World Ultimate and Guts Championships in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

Approximately one third of the players invited to tryout were picked to the three teams; 29 of the 72 players return from the 2016 National Team.

Here are the rosters for the men’s, mixed, and women’s divisions.

Men’s Division

NameCity, STCollegeClub
Johnny BansfieldYpsilanti, MIEastern MichiganChicago Machine
Trent DillonSeattle, WAPittsburghSeattle Sockeye
Dylan FreechildEugene , OROregonSeattle Sockeye
Kurt GibsonChicago, ILFloridaChicago Machine
Nate GoffChicago, ILSouth CarolinaChicago Machine
Raphael HayesPortland, ORPortland RhinoSlam!
Jonathan HeltonCoronado, CAWheatonSoCal Condors
Benjamin JagtWhite Plains, NYMinnesotaNew York PoNY
Pawel JanasEvanston, ILColoradoChicago Machine
Tannor JohnsonLexington, MAMassachusettsBoston Slow White
Sean KeeganBrooklyn, NYDelawareNew York PoNY
Chris KocherBrooklyn, NYGeorge WashingtonNew York PoNY
Allan LavioletteRaleigh, NCWestern WashingtonRaleigh Ring of Fire
Grant LindsleyBrooklyn, NYCarleton CollegeNew York PoNY
Leandro MarxPortland, OROregonPortland RhinoSlam!
Rowan McDonnellWashington, DCTidewater CCDC Truck Stop
Jimmy MickleBrooklyn, NYColoradoNew York PoNY
Christian OlsenAtlanta, GAEmoryAtlanta Chain Lightning
Ryan OsgarBrooklyn, NYMinnesotaMinneapolis Sub Zero
Matthew RehderSt. Louis, MOLa VerneSeattle Sockeye
Andrew RoneyTampa, FLFlorida StateTampa Bay UpRoar
Max SheppardPittsburgh, PAEdinboroPittsburgh Temper
Nicky SpivaChicago, ILColorado CollegeD.C. Truck Stop
John StubbsAtlanta, GAHarvardAtlanta Chain Lightning

Mixed Division

NameCity, STCollegeClub
Marika AustinSan Francisco, CADartmouthSan Francisco Fury
Georgia Bosscher ShriwiseChicago, ILWisconsinD.C. Space Heater
Tyler ChanCambridge, MATuftsBoston DiG
Caleb DenecourSt. Paul, MNColorado, Colorado State, Cañada CollegeMinneapolis Drag’n Thrust
Charlie EideSeattle, WAHumboldt StateSeattle Riot
Khalif El-salaamLa Jolla, CAWashingtonSeattle Mixtape
Jenny FeyArlington, VAMary WashingtonD.C. Space Heater
Carolyn FinneySan Francisco, CAUC-Santa BarbaraSan Francisco Fury
Jack HatchettArlington, MATuftsNew York PoNY
Kaela HeltonCoronado, CAUC-Santa BarbaraSan Francisco Fury
Michael IngPittsburgh, PAPittsburghPhiladelphia AMP
Eli KernsAlameda, CAUC-DavisSan Francisco Revolver
Sarah MeckstrothSt. Paul, MNMinnesotaMinneapolis Drag’n Thrust
Jibran MieserBrooklyn, NYRutgersNew York PoNY
Raha MozaffariPhiladelphia, PAPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia AMP
Brian SchoenrockAmes, IAMinnesota State-MankatoMinneapolis Drag’n Thrust
Jacob SmithMenlo Park, CAPenn StateSan Francisco Mischief
Eric TaylorDurham, NCCarleton CollegeRaleigh Ring of Fire
Anna ThompsonSan Francisco, CAPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia AMP
Julianna WerffeliSomerville, MADartmouthBoston Brute Squad
Jack WilliamsNew York, NYNorth Carolina-WilmingtonRaleigh Ring of Fire
Sol YanuckDurham, NCCarleton CollegeRaleigh Ring of Fire
Amy ZhouLivingston, NJRutgersD.C. Scandal
Angela ZhuSomerville, MADartmouthBoston Brute Squad

Women’s Division

NameCity, STCollegeClub
Claire ChastainDenver, CONorth Carolina-WilmingtonDenver Molly Brown
Claire DesmondOakland, CAUC-BerkeleySan Francisco Fury
Sarah GriffithBerkeley, CAMichiganSan Francisco Fury
Kami GroomAnn Arbor, MIWashington UniversityBoston Brute Squad
Mariel HammondPortland, ORCentral FloridaPortland Schwa
Liên HoffmannSomerville, MANorthwesternBoston Brute Squad
Sadie JezierskiNashville, TNOhio StateNashville Shine
Kelly JohnsonSeattle, WANorth ParkSeattle Riot
Alika JohnstonDenver, COVirginiaDenver Molly Brown
Stephanie LimLos Altos Hills, CAStanfordSeattle Riot
Linda MorseHavertown, PAPittsburghPhiladelphia AMP
Anna NazarovBerkeley, CAUCLASan Francisco Fury
Carolyn NormilePittsburgh, PAPittsburghD.C. Scandal
Octavia PayneOakland, CAPennsylvaniaSan Francisco Fury
Kristen PojunisSan Diego, CAUCLASan Diego Wildfire
Eva PoppCorvallis, ORWisconsin-Eau ClairePortland Schwa
Erynn SchroederPlymouth, MNSt. BenedictAtlanta Ozone
Jesse ShofnerBoulder, COOregonDenver Molly Brown
Amber SinicropeSomerville, MASmithBoston Brute Squad
Emily Smith-WilsonBozeman, MTN/ASeattle Mixtape
Alex SnyderSan Francisco, CAColoradoSan Francisco LOL
Qxhna TitcombSeattle, WATuftsSeattle Riot
Claire TropSeattle, WADartmouthBoston Brute Squad
Anne WorthChapel Hill, NCNorth CarolinaRaleigh Phoenix
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